ETYM Old Eng. amonicioun, Old Fren. amonition, French admonition, from Latin admonitio, from admonere. Related to Admonish.
1. A firm rebuke; SYN. admonishment, monition.
2. Cautionary advice; SYN. warning, word of advice.
ETYM French caution a security, Latin cautio, from cavere (For scavere) to be on one's guard, to take care (orig.) to be on the watch, see; akin to Eng. show.
1. A warning against certain acts; SYN. caveat.
2. Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; SYN. precaution, care, forethought.
3. The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; SYN. cautiousness, carefulness.
ETYM Latin caved let him beware, pres. subj. of cavere to be on one's guard to, beware.
Injunction to stop proceedings; warning. caveat emptor, (Latin) “let the purchaser beware”.
(Law) A formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing.
ETYM Latin exhortatio: cf. French exhortation.
1. A communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action.
2. The act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion; SYN. incitement.
ETYM French, from Latin notitia a being known, knowledge, from noscere, notum, to know. Related to Know.
1. A short critical review.
2. Advance notification of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement or contract.
3. An announcement containing information about a future event.
4. Polite or favorable attention.
5. The act of noticing or paying attention; SYN. observation, observance.
ETYM Latin praemonitio. Related to Premonish.
1. Previous warning, notice, or information; forewarning.
2. A sense of foreboding regarding the future.